Media Contacts

General Business & Trade Media Inquiries:
Karen Denning

Store, Promotional & Product Inquiries:
Julianne Embry
Sarah England
Media Relations

 

   

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Senior Leadership

  • Gerry P. Smith
    Chief Executive Officer

    Gerry P. Smith joined Office Depot, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer and a Director in February 2017. Prior to joining Office Depot, Smith served as Executive Vice President of Lenovo Group Ltd. and Chief Operating Officer of its personal computer (PC) and smart devices unit. Gerry joined Lenovo in 2006 and was instrumental in the company’s growth to become the largest personal computer (PC) company. He was also a leader in building the company’s global brand recognition and expansion

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  • Michael Allison
    Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer

    Michael Allison was named Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Allison is responsible for all global Human Resources functions, including Compensation and Benefits, Talent Management, Associate Relations, Organizational Development & Training, and Diversity & Inclusion. Additionally, the Communications function reports to him.

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  • Tim Beauchamp
    Executive Vice President, Supply Chain

    Tim Beauchamp leads Supply Chain at Office Depot, Inc. and is responsible for driving continuous improvement and process standardization across the company’s procurement and supply chain functions. With more than 30 years of experience in operations, warehousing, transportation, facilities management, materials handling, inventory management and purchasing, Tim is a transformational leader who has successfully managed more than 300 acquisitions by integrating operations, enhancing efficiency

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  • Steve Calkins
    Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

    Steve Calkins was named Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in August 2016. In this role, Calkins is responsible for managing worldwide legal, regulatory, compliance and government affairs matters for the company.

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  • Todd Hale
    Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer

    Todd Hale is Executive Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer for Office Depot, Inc. In this role, Hale is responsible for defining the Company’s IT architecture, managing and overseeing IT projects and portfolio decisions, planning and developing applications supporting business operations, and ensuring the security of IT systems and processes.

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  • Stephen E. Hare
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Stephen E. Hare was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hare is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the Company, including Financial Planning, Forecasting, Reporting, and Accounting and Control; and managing the Internal Audit and Risk Management functions, Information Technology and the Integration Office.

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  • Rob Koch
    Executive Vice President, Business Development

    Rob Koch was named Executive Vice President of Business Development for Office Depot, Inc. in August 2016. In this role, Koch is responsible for identifying and commercializing new business opportunities, rolling out Office Depot’s store of the future and expanding adjacency opportunities.

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  • Ronald Lalla
    Executive Vice President, Merchandising

    Ronald Lalla was named Executive Vice President of Merchandising for Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Lalla is responsible for defining the overall Merchandising category and assortment strategy, and strengthening market position and brand recognition through innovative product development and strategic vendor relationships.

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  • Troy Rice
    Chief Operating Officer, North America

    Troy Rice was named Chief Operating Officer of North America for Office Depot, Inc. in August 2016. In this role, Rice is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company’s retail, contract, eCommerce and marketing operations to better serve customers in today’s omni-channel marketplace.

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